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Face coverings 'help keep shop workers safe'

Staff in essential shops are classed as key workers

Wearing a face covering while buying essential goods helps keep key workers in shops safe.

That's the message from the managing director of one of the Island's food retailers.

The government says coverings are advised but not mandatory for Manx residents when in public during the lockdown.

Janna Horsthius of Robinsons says it protects workers, as well as shoppers: